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EET Outcomes & Objectives/ABET Accreditation

Educational Objectives

OSU Electrical Engineering Technology graduates a few years after graduation will:

  1. be employed in a technical or management position where the skills and knowledge of electrical engineering technology are utilized;
  2. continue life-long learning and professional growth through participation and membership in professional organizations and/or through the continuation of professional studies;
  3. work proactively and productively in teams and communicate effectively in written, oral and graphical forms;
  4. and successfully apply mathematical, analytical, and technical expertise to industrial problems."

Student Outcomes

Upon completion of the EET program students should have:

  1. an ability to select and apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to broadly-defined engineering technology activities;
  2. an ability to select and apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems that require the application of principles and applied procedures or methodologies;
  3. an ability to conduct standard tests and measurements; to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments; and to apply experimental results to improve processes;
  4. an ability to design systems, components, or processes for broadly-defined engineering technology problems appropriate to program educational objectives;
  5. an ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team;
  6. an ability to identify, analyze, and solve broadly-defined engineering technology problems;
  7. an ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and nontechnical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;
  8. an understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development;
  9. an understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities including a respect for diversity;
  10. a knowledge of the impact of engineering technology solutions in a societal and global context;  and
  11. a commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.

Program Specific Outcomes

Upon completion of the EET program students should have:

  1. the ability to analyze, design, and implement control systems, instrumentation systems, communications systems, computer systems, or power systems;
  2. the ability to apply project management techniques to electrical/electronic(s) systems; and
  3. the ability to utilize statistics/probability, transform methods, discrete mathematics, or applied differential equations in support of electrical/electronic(s) systems.
  4. knowledge and hands-on competence in the application of circuit analysis and design, computer programming, associated software, analog and digital electronics, and microcomputers, and engineering standards to the building, testing, operation, and maintenance of electrical/electronic(s) systems.
  5. knowledge and hands-on competence in the applications of physics or chemistry to electrical/electronic(s) circuits in a rigorous mathematical environment at or above the level of algebra and trigonometry.

Accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET,

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